Avecto Ltd, the leader in Windows privilege management for corporate desktops, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Tony Bolland as CEO and member of the Board.

Mr. Bolland's career spans more than 20 years in the IT software industry. Bolland co founded Vistorm Ltd, the information security and infrastructure services provider acquired by EDS in March 2008, and AppSense Ltd, the global leader in User Environment Management software.

Mr. Bolland will be spearheading the company's strategy and leadership team as well as taking responsibility for channel development and alliances with system integrators and technology partners.

"We are excited to add Mr. Bolland to our board of directors," said Mark Austin, CTO of Avecto. "His distinguished background in leading fast growth software companies, as well as his deep knowledge of the challenges faced by enterprises looking to improve desktop manageability and security will be a tremendous asset to Avecto. Mr Bolland has a broad range of skills including, sales, marketing, channel development, strategy and alliances. Having been part of a team that previously raised £25m in venture capital from 3i, CSFB and Granville Baird, he is also well known to the financial community ".

Tony Bolland said, "My last two companies have been recognised for their fast growth, innovative technology, customer relationships and for being great places to work. The team here at Avecto has an incredible amount of experience and we are looking forward to building a world class company".